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Old 27-04-2009, 20:09   #1
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Diesel Filter/water separator

Hi Experienced Cruisers. This newby needs some advice. My boat has a 3 year old Yanmar 2GM20FC. The fuel filter/separator is original (~28 years old) and needs replacing. I want to replace it with a good system that is easy to manage (ie find and change filters). I cruise in the Pacific Northwest only. Any Advice?? Thanks in advance.
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Old 27-04-2009, 20:32   #2
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I would reccomend the Racor 500 series...spend the extra $$$ and get the vacuum gauge......use 30 micron filters and let the small filter on the Yanmar be your secondary
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